C13 Generator Set

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Overview

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Cat Generator Set Package
  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
Cat Diesel Engine
  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight
A-Frame Alternator
  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
EMCP Control Panel
  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
Cooling System
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
Certifications
UL2200 Listed; CSA 22.2; Certification of Compliance – IBC Seismic; Dual IBC & HCAI
One Safe Source
  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
World Wide Product Support
  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
Cat Generator Set Package
  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
Cat Diesel Engine
  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight
A-Frame Alternator
  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
EMCP Control Panel
  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
Cooling System
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
Certifications
UL2200 Listed; CSA 22.2; Certification of Compliance – IBC Seismic; Dual IBC & HCAI
One Safe Source
  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
World Wide Product Support
  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

Engine Specifications

Bore
5.12in
Displacement
763.0in³
Stroke
6.2in
Aspiration
Turbocharged Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
MEUI
Engine Model
C13 ACERT In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel
Compression Ratio
16.3:1
Governor Type
Adem™A4
Aspiration
Turbocharged Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
MEUI
Bore
5.12in
Displacement
763in³
Stroke
6.2in
Fuel System
6.2in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
320 ekW
Maximum Rating
400 ekW
Voltage
208 to 600 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
EPA Stationary Emerg Use
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
84in
Length - Maximum
186.7in
Width - Maximum
79.3in

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Turbocharger
    • Aftercooler core
    • Air cleaner; light duty with disposable paper filter
  • Starting / Charging
    • Charging alternator
    • 24-Volt electric starting motor
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.2
  • Control System Controller
    • EMCP 4.2
  • Cooling System
    • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
    • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
    • Coolant drain line with valve
    • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
  • Certification
    • EPA stationary emergency use
  • Exhaust System
    • Stainless steel exhaust flex, gaskets, raincap & SAE exhaust flange for customer use; shipped loose
  • Base / Fuel Tank
    • Audio and visual fuel alarm
  • Fuel System
    • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied
    • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
  • Protection
    • Safety Shutoff - Overspeed
    • Safety Shutoff - Low Oil Pressure
    • Safety Shutoff - High water temperature
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
    • Power center, IP22
    • A frame generator - IP21 Protection
    • Integrated Voltage Regulator
    • Optional LC frame generator - IP23 Protection
    • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
  • Governing System
    • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)
  • Lube System
    • Oil Cooler
    • Oil drain valves
    • Lubricating oil
  • Mounting System
    • Includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines
    • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 24V battery with rack and cables
  • General
    • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow

Optional Equipment:

  • European Certificates
    • Global certificate for CIS
    • EU certificate of conformance
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element air cleaner
    • Dual element air cleaner
  • Circuit Breakers
    • Pad-lockable circuit breaker device
    • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breaker
    • Shunt trip for IEC circuit breaker
    • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breaker - Motorised
    • Circuit breaker (IEC) auxiliary contacts
    • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breaker
    • Power terminal strip
    • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breaker - Motorised
  • Control Panels
    • Control panel protective devices: Earth fault relay ; Earth leakage ground fault ; Overload shutdown via breaker ; low fuel level alarm ; Low fuel level shutdown ; High fuel level alarm ; Fuel level sensor
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Volt free contacts
    • Local alarm modules: Local annunciator
    • Remote annunciator modules
  • Cooling System
    • Radiator duct flange
    • Stone guards
    • Low coolant temperature alarm
  • Enclosures
    • Sound attenuated enclosures
    • High ambient sound attenuated enclosures
  • Exhaust System
    • Flexible 8 inch exhaust fittings
    • Mufflers - End in / End out
    • 10, 25 and 35 dBA attenuation
    • 6 and 8 inch elbow kit
    • 6 and 8 inch flange GP
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel transfer system controls
    • Manual fuel transfer pump
    • Integral dual wall fuel tank base
  • Generator And Attachments
    • LC frame generator
    • LC CIP generator
    • Space heaters
    • Ingress protection
    • A frame oversize generator
    • Permanent magnet generator
    • A frame CIP generator
  • Lube System
    • Manual sump pump
  • Mounting System
    • Narrow skid base
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Jacket water heater
    • 5 Amp single battery charger

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Voltage
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Maximum Rating
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Engine Model
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Voltage
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Maximum Rating
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Voltage
110 to 415 Volts
Maximum Rating
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